11 Feb 2020

Academy Awards still lagging behind on diversity

From First Up, 5:45 am on 11 February 2020

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Taika Waititi's film Jojo Rabbit was up for 5 nominations yesterday and he became the first Maori to win an Oscar after scoring Best Adapted Screenplay. He was among two other New Zealanders - screenwriter Anthony McCarten and Visual Effects editor Matt Aitken - who were nominated for awards. Indira talks to our correspondent in LA, Kristian Schmidt.